Job Stress, Job Satisfaction and Mental Health 224-234
Azad Marzabadi, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences and Health Services. Tehran, Iran. E-mails: firstname.lastname@example.org (Es Azad Marzabadi), email@example.com (H Tarkhorani).
Introduction: Stress has been proven to be a big contributor to medical ailments and a lot of people suffer from stress throughout the world. There are different factors that lead to stress, and among them stress from work has been learnt as a major contributor to illnesses. There have been a lot of studies conducted that have shown that a lot of people are suffering from stress at work due to various reasons, and these studies have helped us a lot to understand the situation much better.
Methods: Our study revolves around finding the relationship between job stress, job satisfaction and mental health. There were about 164 individuals in our study who were employees of a governmental organisation in Iran. All the individuals were interviewed, and the questionnaires that were used included the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), Occupational Stress Inventory (OSI), and Job Descriptive Index (JDI).
Results: The statistics were collected from 164 individuals who were employees of a governmental organisation in Iran. In the study, it was found that a large number of participants were ranked in the low-stress range, which was about 93.9%.
Discussion: There have been a lot of studies conducted to understand the relationship between job stress and job satisfaction. A lot of the researches have shown that the people are suffering from increased amount of stress in their work environment and hence that caused them to suffer from medical illnesses. On the other hand, a good number of participants in our study showed very low stress in their work environment that helped us to learn the different factors that can provide an ideal environment for people at their jobs.